RHODODENDRON 'Blue Diamond'


RHODODENDRON 'Blue Diamond'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Leaves 1-5cm (½-2in) long.
  • Blue
    Deep blue
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Slow-growing, compact, upright habit. Produces funnel-shaped flowers in trusses of up to 5 in tight, terminal clusters. Flowers 5cm (2in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - shallow planting is essential. Prefers full sun. Tolerant of more alkaline soil
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. 1935. JJ Crosfield, Romsey, Hants
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Rhododendrons
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
    humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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